Author Archives: Amber White

Meet the Franconia Spring 2018 Intern Artist Fellows!

  While April blizzards this year caused a bit of a delay for our Spring Intern Artists, they were hardly fazed and have hit the muddy ground running on their individual sculptures and daily park work. Meet Ila Krishnamoorthy (NJ), Martin Gonzales (MN), Ella Snow (NC), and Nathan Kim (NYC) and be sure to see […]

Spotlight on Dane Winkler: 2018 Open Studio Fellow

This spring, FSP alumni (intern artist 2012) Dane Winkler returned as an Open Studio Fellow to build his newest sculpture, Fannie Salter Salute. The entire construction and installation of the structure, circular staircase, roof was completed in exactly one month. Even before settling into the residence house, Dane drove straight to the workpad to unload his lumber […]

June Music @ Franconia: Monroe Crossing and the Houdeks

Join us Saturday, June 23rd, from 2 to 6 pm as Franconia Sculpture Park kicks off our sixth annual Music @ Franconia series with an afternoon of bluegrass talent! Enjoy an afternoon of song, dance, and sculpture with headliners Monroe Crossing and the Houdeks opening in our artist-designed Earthen Amphitheater. Visit Mary Johnson’s famous Lizard Lounge […]

Spotlight on Neal Cuthbert: 2017 Open Studio Fellow

At the end of the trail through the forested exhibition area of Franconia Sculpture Park, you will find a new sculpture resembling a chicken coop with a few surprises caged inside. 2017 Open Studio Fellow Neal Cuthbert joined us at the park last fall to create Barn Find, a new sculpture combining four generations of Neal’s family, […]

2018 Valentine’s Day Hot Metal Pour Part 2: Life as a Professional Artist working in Cast Iron

“Iron casting has melted who I thought I was, and has molded me into who I have become.” -Tamsie Ringler   Welcome to part two of our 2018 Valentine’s Day Hot Metal blog feature! This week we’re focusing on Life as a Professional Artist Working in Cast Iron, or what I might also refer to as […]

2018 Valentine’s Day Hot Metal Pour Part 1: The Detailed Process of Casting Iron

Happy New Year from Franconia Sculpture Park! In the dark, cold days of winter, we at Franconia look forward to the infusion of warmth and community that comes with our first big event of the new year: The Valentine’s Day Hot Metal Pour! Welcome to the first of a two-part blog feature leading up to […]

Spotlight on Leticia Bajuyo: 2017 Open Studio Fellow

Leticia Bajuyo came to Franconia Sculpture Park in the fall as a 2017 Open Studio Fellow. Born in Paducah, Kentucky, Leticia spent most of her childhood across the Ohio River in Metropolis, Illinois. She received her MFA from the University of Tennessee Knoxville in 2001 and her BFA from the University of Notre Dame in […]